This chapter introduces various different concepts of disability, with the aim of showing that disability is not clearly defined and that different factors such as society and culture also have a significant impact. The reader will also find an introduction to international guidelines and approaches, which can orient the reader when influencing PRS. This chapter also explains how disability and poverty are interrelated and how disability is linked to the sectors of PRS.
Content of chapter 6:
- 6.1 What is disability?
- 6.2 Disability and policies
- 6.3 Disability and development
- 6.4 Why disability must be included in PRS
- 6.5 Sectors in PRSPs relevant for disability